The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 77 77 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 43 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.97% 0.43% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 0.46% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £282 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £282 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1299 872 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.71% 93.76% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 526 294
Median daily rate £335 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% +14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 58 37
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £10.55 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Linux Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North East region.

Linux Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Linux Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -3 35 £300 +6.38% 2
Durham - 5 £300 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Linux Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (70.69%) Red Hat
3 40 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (48.28%) ITIL
4 28 (48.28%) Unix
5 27 (46.55%) Oracle
5 27 (46.55%) HP
6 24 (41.38%) AIX
6 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 23 (39.66%) Service Delivery
7 23 (39.66%) SAN
8 21 (36.21%) Clustering
9 20 (34.48%) Perl
9 20 (34.48%) High Availability
10 19 (32.76%) KVM
11 18 (31.03%) RHCE
12 17 (29.31%) SLA
13 16 (27.59%) IBM
14 15 (25.86%) EMC
14 15 (25.86%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (25.86%) EMC NetWorker
15 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
16 13 (22.41%) Korn
16 13 (22.41%) DNS
16 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
17 12 (20.69%) DevOps
18 11 (18.97%) Puppet
18 11 (18.97%) Solaris
18 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
19 10 (17.24%) Validation

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) Apache
1 10 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 9 (15.52%) JBoss
3 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.17%) Confluence
5 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (1.72%) Jetty
7 1 (1.72%) nginx
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.79%) LDAP
4 8 (13.79%) WAN
5 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.62%) Firewall
6 5 (8.62%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (8.62%) SSH
7 3 (5.17%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.72%) DHCP
9 1 (1.72%) FTP
9 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.72%) IPsec
9 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.45%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Software Packaging
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) LAMP
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) J2EE
4 1 (1.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) DataPower
3 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (68.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (48.28%) Unix
4 24 (41.38%) AIX
5 11 (18.97%) Solaris
6 7 (12.07%) Windows
7 6 (10.34%) CentOS
8 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) HPUX
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) ITIL
2 23 (39.66%) Service Delivery
3 20 (34.48%) High Availability
4 12 (20.69%) DevOps
5 10 (17.24%) Validation
6 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Change Control
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
9 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
10 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
10 4 (6.90%) OO
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Perl
2 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
2 13 (22.41%) Korn
3 8 (13.79%) C-shell
4 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.62%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) RHCE
3 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 11 (18.97%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) KVM
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (12.07%) Samba
4 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
5 5 (8.62%) NFS
6 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.72%) Docker
8 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (18.97%) Puppet
3 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Red Hat
2 27 (46.55%) HP
2 27 (46.55%) Oracle
3 16 (27.59%) IBM
4 15 (25.86%) EMC
5 8 (13.79%) VMware
6 4 (6.90%) Axway
6 4 (6.90%) Informatica
6 4 (6.90%) Siebel
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
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